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I-440 at New Bern Avenue reopens

Posted December 15, 2008 1:10 p.m. EST
Updated December 15, 2008 4:49 p.m. EST

— Interstate 440 at New Bern Avenue reopened to traffic Monday afternoon after police closed all lanes to traffic for more than three hours.

Authorities and emergency officials responded to the area around 12:30 p.m. to help a woman in distress on an overpass.

Shortly before 4 p.m., an ambulance took the woman to a local hospital to be evaluated.

There were no reports of injuries.

Both directions of I-440 were closed, as well as eastbound traffic on New Bern Avenue.